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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Liverpool
Town
West Derby Village
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr Charles M Oldrid Scott
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: November 1921
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2531
Current location

At entrance to the Country Park
Croxteth Country Park entrance
Town Row
West Derby Village
Liverpool
Merseyside
L12 5HQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 39689 93252
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone Cross surmounting tapering octagonal column. Column stands on ornate four-sided pediment. Whole stands on stepped octagonal base. Four bronze plaques. Ornate pediment includes decorative carvings set at right angles on corners above plaques. Four gabled niches, one in between each plaque. Each niche contains shield in relief.
Inscription
(CARVED INTO STONE): THEY WERE A/ WALL UNTO US/ BOTH BY NIGHT/ AND DAY ON BRONZE PLAQUES: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF WEST DERBY/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE WAR OF 1914-1919/ FOR THE CAUSE OF/ RIGHTEOUSNESS AND PEACE/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acton, Charles
Alderson, Robert H
Allen, Percy J
Almond, Arthur
Almond, John
Ashton, John
Ashton, Joseph
Babcock, Guy B
Baldwin, Evan
Baldwin, Thomas G
See details for all 126 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 125
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 125
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Forename
    Order of information: Surname, Forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 3600mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
History
Renovated 1930 at a cost of £163.23s10d and in 1969 at a cost of £163.25
Costs

Site: FREE

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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